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India's economic growth falls to two year low in Quarter 3
India's economic growth rate fell to 6.1 per cent in the third quarter this fiscal, the lowest in over two years. ANI

Twitter to sell your old tweets to marketers
Micro blogging site Twitter has signed a deal with a UK-based company Datasift to trawl through every single tweet posted by a user since January 2010. ANI

Yahoo threatens Facebook with legal action over patent misuse claims
Embattled Internet giant Yahoo has threatened legal action against Facebook, demanding hefty licensing fees for using its nearly 20 patented technologies. ANI

Dow Jones closes above 13,000 for first time since 2008 financial crisis
Wall Street's bulls have reason to celebrate after the Dow Jones industrial average closed above the psychologically important 13,000 mark for the first time since the financial crisis began in 2008. ANI

India to sell five percent equity stake in ONGC
Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister S. Jaipal Reddy has said that the Indian Government has approved in principle, the sale of a five percent equity stake in the state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) through a share auction. ANI

Lithuanian tourism makes its debut in India
The Lithuanian State Tourism Department and the Lithuanian Embassy in India will be holding the first Lithuanian tourism presentation at the residence of the country's ambassador on Wednesday. ANI

Zimtu Capital Corp (TSXV:ZC) (FRANKFURT:ZCTI) Announces Transaction with Galaxy Capital Corp (TSXV:GXY) for Sun Graphite Property in Quebec - Video Summary Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, February 29, 2012 - Zimtu Capital Corp (TSXV:ZC) (FRANKFURT:ZCTI) has, along with three prospecting partners, signed an agreement on its Sun Graphite Property, located in southern Quebec.InvestmentPitch.com has produced a ""video news alert"" which provides a summary of this news. If this link is not enabled, please visit www.InvestmentPitch ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Develops World's First Software Map Generating Technology to Leverage Application Portfolios
Fujitsu Laboratories Limited today announced that it has developed mining technology that automatically identifies feature components from complex, large-scale enterprise applications. The identified components embody a specific feature or role in business. Based on these components, another new technology automatically generates software maps to visualize feature-based application structures ACN Newswire

Fujitsu Group Recognized for Excellence in Environmental Reporting from 15th Environmental Communication Awards
Fujitsu today announced that its 2011 Fujitsu Group Sustainability Report has been awarded the Prize for Excellence in Environmental Reporting as part of the 15th Environmental Communication Awards, sponsored by Japan's Ministry of the Environment and the Global Environmental Forum ACN Newswire

FX Alliance Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results on Thursday, March 8
FX Alliance Inc. ("FXall") (NYSE: FX), announced today that it will report fourth quarter and full year 2011 financial results after market close on Thursday, March 8, 2012. Phil Weisberg, Chief Executive Officer, and John Cooley, Chief Financial Officer, will host a conference call that afternoon at 5:00 p.m. ET to discuss the Company's results ACN Newswire

North Springs Resources Completes Acquisition of Interest in Producing Gold and Silver Properties in Chihuahua, Mexico
North Springs Resources Corp. (OTCBB: NSRS)(PINKSHEETS: NSRS) (the "Company" or "North Springs") is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of a 10% interest in an option on various producing gold and silver properties in Chihuahua Mexico from Hyperion Management Mining S.A. ("Hyperion") MarketWire

Butchershop Creative Sparks Conversation Once Again With Jackalope Session #4
Butchershop Creative (http://www.butchershopcreative.com/), a boutique creative agency in downtown San Francisco, along with co-hosts Irontree Consulting and KnockTwice Public Relations, were thrilled with the turnout for their fourth installment of "Jackalope Sessions," a re-engineered professional meet-up geared towards bringing together inventive, innovative, and entrepreneurial minds. MarketWire

Catalyst Resource Group to Acquire Gold Concession in Laos
Catalyst Resource Group (OTCQB: CATA) (PINKSHEETS: CATA), a precious metals recovery and technologies company, today announced that Company has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire an 80% interest in a 68-km2 gold concession in Laos from Laos Minerals Mining, Inc. (http://www.laosminerals.com). MarketWire

Blackhawk Network Responds to Patent Infringement Decision
Blackhawk Network, Inc. was found by a jury in the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin to infringe two claims of a patent. The patent infringement case against Blackhawk was filed by e2Interactive, Inc. and Interactive Communications International, Inc MarketWire

Century Aluminum and Ravenswood Retirees Reach Agreement
Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ: CENX) announced today that an agreement in principle has been reached regarding healthcare benefits with the retirees of Century Aluminum of West Virginia, Inc.'s Ravenswood, West Virginia smelter. The agreement remains subject to ratification by the retirees. MarketWire

Vytran to Highlight Latest Optical Fiber Processing Equipment at OFC/NFOEC 2012
Vytran, an innovative supplier of optical fiber splicing and processing solutions, will show an array of high-performance optical fiber processing equipment, including a selection of its newest products, at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC) 2012 exposition MarketWire

SecureAlert Evaluates Historical Financials to Ensure Foundation for Expansion
SecureAlert, Inc MarketWire

Trustworthy Internet Movement Initiative Launches at RSA Conference USA 2012
RSA Conference USA 2012 -- Just thirty years from its initial appearance on the world's computing stage, the Internet is now so embedded in business and society that life without it is almost unthinkable. Yet there are key aspects of life on the Internet -- security, privacy, reliability -- that constantly threaten to overwhelm its benefits MarketWire

CONMED Corporation Announces Cash Dividend Policy and Declares Initial Quarterly Cash Dividend
CONMED Corporation (NASDAQ: CNMD) announced today that its Board of Directors has adopted a cash dividend policy and declared an initial quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share. The initial quarterly cash dividend will be paid on April 5, 2012 to all shareholders of record as of March 15, 2012 MarketWire

Community Bank of the Bay Announces New Leadership and Reports Full Year 2011 Earnings
Community Bank of the Bay (OTCBB: CBYAA) -- The Bank also announced its board of directors appointed Mr. Frank Tsai to the position of chairman. Frank Tsai replaces Dick Kahler, who retired as chairman, after eight years of service. Mr. Tsai served as board chair prior to Dick Kahler, and has been a Director of Community Bank of the Bay since its inception in 1994 MarketWire

Tinius Olsen to Launch New MP1200 Melt Indexer at National Plastics Exposition
Tinius Olsen is about to make users of its popular MP600 melt indexer very happy -- with availability of its new, significantly upgraded MP1200 melt indexer. Its next generation extrusion plastometer offers a host of significant features that customers will appreciate MarketWire

Global Income Fund Announces the Results of Special Meeting of Shareholders
Global Income Fund, Inc MarketWire

Entrepreneur Magazine Recognizes Vanguard Cleaning Systems in Its 2012 Franchise 500(TM)
Entrepreneur Magazine named Vanguard Cleaning Systems #39 on its 33rd annual Franchise 500 ranking, putting Vanguard in the Top 50 for the fourth consecutive year. The magazine also noted Vanguard in the Top 10 in several key categories -- Fastest-Growing (#4), Low-Cost (#6) and Top Homebased (#8). MarketWire

Raritan Deploys Aryaka: Oracle Data Guard Traffic Instantly Reduced 70 Percent for Faster Data Replication; Network Capacity Quadruples for New Applications
Raritan, a leading provider of IT infrastructure management solutions, has selected Aryaka's cloud-based WAN optimization and application acceleration solution over costly MPLS networks and hardware-based WAN optimization appliances, including Riverbed's Steelhead products MarketWire

CORR - SDRL - Mandatory Notification of Trade
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SkinStore.com Launches Spring Guide to Gorgeous Campaign
SkinStore.com, the nation's leading e-commerce specialty retailer providing scientifically sound solutions for healing and maintaining healthy skin, launched their Guide to Gorgeous Spring 2012 campaign, featuring the most popular products of the season. MarketWire

4th District Congressional Candidate Utah Rep. Stephen Sandstrom Comments on Legislative Decision to Hold Off on E-Verify Bill
Utah Rep. Stephen Sandstrom gave his reaction today to the legislature's decision to hold off on moving immigration bills forward during the 2012 session. MarketWire

Intersil's New iSim v4.0 Online Tool Simplifies Power Supply Design and Reduces Time-to-Market
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ: ISIL), a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance analog and power management semiconductors, today announced the newest version of its popular web-based design tool for power management products. MarketWire

ProPhase Labs to Release Fourth Quarter Results on Tuesday, March 6th
ProPhase Labs (NASDAQ: PRPH) announced today that financial results for the fourth quarter and the year ended December 31, 2011, will be released before the market opens on Tuesday, March 6, 2012. MarketWire

Minefinders Announces Notice to Holders of 4.50% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2015
Minefinders Corporation Ltd. (TSX: MFL)(NYSE Amex: MFN) - (All figures are in Canadian dollars except where noted) - MarketWire

Docea Power Unveils Thermal Modeling Solution for Early Architecture Exploration and Optimization, First Demonstrations at DATE 2012
Docea Power, the design-for-low-power company that delivers software solutions for power and thermal analysis at the architectural level, today announced the release of its AceThermalModeler™ (ATM) software, a solution for generating compact thermal models for System on Chips (SoCs), 3D ICs, Systems in Package (SiPs) or complete boards. MarketWire

Just Listed! McGuire Releases Revamped Facebook(R) Page
Today, McGuire Real Estate launches its redesigned Facebook Page showcasing new timeline features, a large cover photo, historic highlights and more. McGuire combines its new Page with an active social media strategy to better connect with its clients, colleagues, and communities across the Bay Area. MarketWire

Franklin Wireless Announces Commercial Availability of the S700 and S800 Series of Stand-Alone Modems
Mobile World Congress 2012 -- Franklin Wireless Corp. (OTCBB: FKWL), the market leader in dual-mode WiMAX and CDMA modems for 3G and 4G wireless broadband data communications, today announced the upcoming commercial availability of its new S700 and S800 Series of stand-alone modems that operate over LTE networks MarketWire

Gold Resource Corporation Reports Record Annual Production Results for 2011 and Maintains 2012 Outlook
Gold Resource Corporation (NYSE Amex: GORO) today announced record 2011 production, fourth quarter results and provides its 2012 production outlook which continues to target an aggressive low-cost growth profile. Gold Resource Corporation is a low-cost gold producer with operations in the southern state of Oaxaca, Mexico. MarketWire

Schawk, Inc. Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend
Schawk, Inc. -- (NYSE: SGK), a leading provider of brand development and deployment services, enabling companies of all sizes to connect their brands with consumers, today reported that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.08 per share, payable on March 30, 2012, to Schawk, Inc. Class A common stockholders of record as of March 15, 2012 MarketWire

California Water Service Group Announces Revenues and Earnings for Year-End and 4th Quarter 2011
California Water Service Group (NYSE: CWT) today announced 2011 net income of $37.7 million and diluted earnings per share of $0.90. MarketWire

Hoku Corporation Receives $10 Million Loan From China Merchants Bank
Hoku Corporation (NASDAQ: HOKU), a solar energy products and services company, today announced it had entered into a $10 million credit agreement with the New York branch of China Merchants Bank Co., Ltd. To date, Hoku has borrowed an aggregate of $78 million from China Merchants Bank MarketWire

EON Reality and Spatial Thinking Team Up to Deliver Interactive 3D Math Educational Simulation Applications
EON Reality, the world's leading interactive 3D software provider, is teaming up with Spatial Thinking LLC, an interactive simulation tool provider for teaching and learning math. Spatial Thinking's content is available on the EON Experience Portal, http://www.eonexperience.com/home.aspx, where users can instantly choose from thousands of 3D models MarketWire

Quaterra Files Yerington NI43-101 Compliant Technical Report on SEDAR
Quaterra Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: QTA)(NYSE Amex: QMM) today announced it has filed with SEDAR a Canadian National Instrument 43-101-compliant technical report on the Yerington Mine portion of the Yerington Copper Project located in Lyon County, Nevada. MarketWire

Transfer Smart Earns A Rating With the Better Business Bureau
The Los Angeles Better Business Bureau has recently awarded Transfer Smart an A rating for business practices. The Torrance, California-based company provides timeshare owners with a guaranteed exit solution to their timeshare contracts. MarketWire

Finances: A Common Danger Among Small Businesses, Says AdviCoach
In today's business climate, entrepreneurs face countless obstacles to succeed. Among them, according to research sponsored by AdviCoach, is managing finances. Brian Miller, COO and president of AdviCoach, says, "About 50 percent of small business owners run into cash flow hurdles and use personal credit cards to finance operations in order to compensate for a lack of funding or revenue MarketWire

Pegasystems Announces Record Revenue for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011
Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. GAAP revenue for 2011 increased 24% to $416.7 million compared to 2010. GAAP net income for 2011 was $10.1 million, or $0.26 per diluted share, compared to GAAP net loss of $5.9 million, or ($0.16) per diluted share, for 2010. Non-GAAP net income for 2011 was $28 MarketWire

Hoku Corporation Receives NASDAQ Notice of Non-Compliance
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NuPathe Announces Allowance of U.S. Patent Application for NP202
NuPathe Inc. (NASDAQ: PATH), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of branded therapeutics for diseases of the central nervous system, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a notice of allowance for U.S. Patent application 11/183,232 entitled "Drug Containing Implants and Methods of Use Thereof MarketWire

AMD to Acquire SeaMicro: Accelerates Disruptive Server Strategy
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SeaMicro, a pioneer in energy-efficient, high-bandwidth microservers, for approximately $334 million, of which approximately $281 million will be paid in cash MarketWire

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2012 Results and Important Strategic Achievements at Two Landfills; Updates Guidance for the Year
Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CWST), a regional vertically-integrated solid waste, recycling and resource management services company, today reported financial results for its third quarter fiscal year 2012, and provided updated guidance for its 2012 fiscal year. MarketWire

Decor&You Shares Top Five Do-It-Yourself Decorating Blunders and Risks
With the 'home' being the heart of any family, and the economy struggling to right itself, more and more people are creating family memories and events from the comfort of their home environment. So, it's more important than ever to have an inviting, beautiful space where people want to gather together MarketWire

Businesses Can Save Money by Improving Their Purchasing Process, According to Expense Reduction Coaching
Smart business owners routinely look for ways to add to their revenue streams, whether it be creating more visibility in the marketplace, adding new service features or increasing margins on products and services. "However, many don't realize that improving indirect cost structures can also add to the bottom line," says Brian Miller, president and COO of Expense Reduction® Coaching (ERC) MarketWire

Crossroads Systems Reports Fiscal First Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Crossroads Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDS), a global provider of data protection solutions and services, reported financial results for its fiscal first quarter ended January 31, 2012. MarketWire

DigitalGlobe Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results
DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution earth imagery products and services, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Kilopass First to Demonstrate Antifuse Reliability Data in 28nm HKMG
Kilopass Technology Inc., a leading provider of semiconductor logic non-volatile memory (NVM) intellectual property (IP), today announced that it is the first non-volatile memory (NVM) IP provider to demonstrate antifuse reliability in 28nm High-K Metal Gate (HKMG) MarketWire

Zumiez Inc. Reports February 2012 Sales Results
Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ: ZUMZ), a leading specialty retailer of action sports related apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories, today announced that total net sales for the four-week period ended February 25, 2012 increased 23.0% to $40.2 million, compared to $32.7 million for the four-week period ended February 26, 2011. The Company's comparable store sales increased 14 MarketWire

Market Leader(R) Delivers 39% Revenue Growth for 2011
Market Leader, Inc. (NASDAQ: LEDR) today announced continued growth and significant financial and operational progress for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

BroadSoft Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results
BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT), the leading global provider of Internet protocol-based, or IP-based, communications services to the telecommunications industry, today announced record fourth quarter and twelve months results for the period ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

ACWA Comments on Release of BDCP Documents
Timothy Quinn, executive director of the statewide Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA), issued the following statement today regarding the release of draft documents analyzing key elements and effects of the Bay-Delta Conservation Plan. MarketWire

CORRECTION FROM SOURCE: Nitro Finalizes Recompletion of Quinlan Wells
Nitro Petroleum Incorporated (OTCBB: NTRO) - This release amends Nitro's earlier version, sent at 9:30 a.m. EST, February 29, 2012. This version corrects a date in the final paragraph. MarketWire

State Engineer Reaffirms Water Use at Proposed Blue Castle Nuclear Project, Cites Financial Ability
Utah State Water Engineer Kent Jones upheld his original decision approving water for use at the proposed Blue Castle New Nuclear power project in Utah by denying the requests of protestants to reconsider his decision. By denying the reconsideration requests, it brings to a close the administrative water right proceedings before the State Engineer MarketWire

Middlesex Water President & CEO Dennis Doll Inducted as Honorary Commander at Dover Air Force Base
Dennis W. Doll, President & CEO of Middlesex Water Company (NASDAQ: MSEX) and Chairman of Tidewater Utilities, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Middlesex Water, has been inducted as an Honorary Commander in the 512th Airlift Wing of Dover Air Force Base (DAFB) in Dover, Delaware. MarketWire

Yammer Raises $85 Million in Financing Round Led by DFJ Growth
Yammer, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise social networks, today announced it has received $85 million in its fifth round of funding, bringing its total financing to $142 million MarketWire

Email Delivery Software Provider, GreenArrow, Takes the Email Deliverability Industry to Another Level
When it comes to email delivery software, GreenArrow by DRH Internet is in a class of its own. GreenArrow's high performance, high volume email sending and monitoring solutions offer a number of advantages that its competitors simply cannot match MarketWire

TQL Meets Truck Driver Demand for Mobile Apps With Launch of New Carrier Dashboard
Total Quality Logistics (TQL) today released its TQL Carrier Dashboard to the trucking industry. Carrier Dashboard is a free mobile application for iPhone, iPad, and Android users. MarketWire

Medics FlowText(TM) Automatically Populates Text Into EHR
Advanced Data Systems (ADS), working in conjunction with Datel Solutions, LLC, has perfected the ability to have transcribed text from Dragon Medical flow directly into the appropriate fields in the patient's MedicsDocAssistant electronic health record using Medics FlowText. MarketWire

Hubei Minkang Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. Signs an MOU with Henan Wanlong Pharmaceutical
Hubei Minkang Pharmaceutical Ltd. (OTCBB: HBMK) ("Hubei Minkang" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its Chinese subsidiary, Hubei Minkang Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. ("Hubei PRC") has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Henan Wanlong Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd MarketWire

Over 1,700 Hours Spent in Volunteer Service by American River Bank Employees
American River Bank (NASDAQ: AMRB), a community bank serving the Greater Sacramento Area and Counties of Placer, Sonoma and Amador, today announced that the 115 employees of American River Bank, Bank of Amador and North Coast Bank spent a grand total of 1,765 hours in support of 56 different local organizations in 2011 MarketWire

WPCS Announces Date for Release of FY2012 Third Quarter Financial Results
WPCS International Incorporated (NASDAQ: WPCS), a leader in design-build engineering services for communications infrastructure, has announced that it will issue its FY2012 third quarter financial results on Friday, March 16, 2012 after the market closes to be followed by a conference call scheduled for 5:00 pm ET. MarketWire

Fortune King (R) Penny Progressive Pays $161,154 Jackpot at Red Hawk Casino
Red Hawk Casino had another big win with a $161,154 Fortune King ® penny slot progressive jackpot Tuesday morning. MarketWire

Hampson Aerospace Awarded Contract to Supply Tooling Solution for New Wing Factory
Hampson Aerospace (Hampson), the international aerospace group, announced it has been awarded a contract to provide the turnkey tooling solution for the new Triumph Aerostructures - Vought Aircraft Division wing manufacturing facility in Texas MarketWire

Omega Honors 25 Companies for Delivering 'World-Class' Customer Service; 2 Cited for Certification in Employee Training
The Omega Management Group Corp., specialists in driving companies' revenues and profits by implementing Customer Experience Management (CEM) strategies that increase customer and employee satisfaction, announced today that 25 companies have qualified to receive its NorthFace ScoreBoard Award(SM) for 2011 MarketWire

ARI and Team Holman Recognized by South Jersey Autism Speaks as Top Fundraiser
ARI®, a leading global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, today announced that it was recognized by the Greater Delaware Valley Chapter of Autism Speaks as the Top Southern New Jersey Walk Now for Autism Speaks Fundraising Team of 2011 MarketWire

Verrill Dana Celebrates 150 Years of Service in Maine
Verrill Dana, a full-service law firm with headquarters in Portland, Maine, today announced it has launched "The 150 Project" to celebrate 150 years of service in Maine. Verrill Dana traces its roots back to 1862, when Byron D. Verrill began practicing law MarketWire

Coldwell Banker Commercial Facilitates eReplacement Parts' 115,000 Square Foot Warehouse Expansion
Coldwell Banker Commercial today announced its involvement in helping facilitate Sandy-based client eReplacement Parts, an online, national distributor of tools and machine parts and accessories, move into its new 115,000 square foot distribution center located at 7036 South, 185 West in Midvale, Utah. MarketWire

Presidio Acquires BlueWater Communications and Welcomes Bob Cagnazzi as Chief Executive Officer
Presidio, Inc., a leading provider of professional and managed services for advanced IT solutions, announced today that it has acquired BlueWater Communications LLC, a provider of high-performance, holistic IT infrastructure solutions to growing companies MarketWire

Blade Runner Franchise Co-Owner Thunderbird Films Attracts New Funding for Major Expansion
Setting a new course with a focus on growing its television operations, Thunderbird Films, which owns a 50 percent stake in the Blade Runner film franchise, announced today Canadian businessman Frank Giustra has made a significant investment in the company to become one of its major shareholders MarketWire

Alliance Memory Announces ISO 9001-2008 Recertification
Legacy SRAM and DRAM manufacturer Alliance Memory today announced achievement of ISO 9001:2008 recertification status for its facilities in California. The company's facilities have been ISO 9001 certified since 2009. MarketWire

Farella Braun + Martel's Alan Harris Elected President of American College of Construction Lawyers; Succeeds Colleague and Partner Deborah Ballati
Farella Braun + Martel LLP Of Counsel Alan E. Harris has been elected president of the American College of Construction Lawyers (ACCL). Harris has been a Fellow with the ACCL since 1992. MarketWire

Beloved National Brand Returns to Its Local Roots -- With a New Appearance
Although the Olympia Brewery in Tumwater closed in 2003, fans of Olympia Beer now have a new way to show their colors -- a Gold Visa affinity credit card offered by O Bee Credit Union to celebrate the popular local icon MarketWire

CaroTrans Starts Direct Charleston to South Africa LCL Service
CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, announces expansion of their global LCL (less-than-containerload) services with a new Charleston to South Africa LCL export service. This new weekly, fixed day service began the week of February 20th and features competitive rates, fast transits, and reliable CaroTrans consolidation services MarketWire

Crystal Fighters Set to Conquer America; Acclaimed British/Basque Band Ready Debut US EP in Advance of Highly Anticipated Tour; Dates Include Multiple SXSW Showcases Plus Headline Shows in NYC, Miami, Los Angeles, and San Francisco; "PLAGE" EP Arrives March 20th
Atlantic recording group Crystal Fighters unveils details of their much anticipated US debut EP. "PLAGE" officially arrives on these shores on March 20th. MarketWire

Cisco Launches STEM Challenge 10 to Get Students Inspired by London 2012
School children across the United Kingdom are being challenged to create a plan for an Olympic or Paralympic-scale event in their home town as part of the latest STEM Challenge managed by STEMNET (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Network) in partnership with Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO), the Official Network Infrastructure Provider of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. MarketWire

First Midwest Bank Expands Its Asset Based Lending Division
First Midwest Bank today announced the addition of several key staff members to its recently formed Asset Based Lending Division. The new division is part of the bank's strategic initiative to expand its lending capability and grow its loan portfolio MarketWire

The Hoffman Company Sees Real Estate Oasis in Coachella Valley
The Hoffman Company, in its 34th year of serving California homebuilders and developers, has tapped a real estate market that few land brokers have noted: the Coachella Valley. While many real estate markets in the Inland Empire remain stagnant, the Coachella Valley has been as hot as its desert climate and land is changing hands at a fast clip. MarketWire

McKinley Elevator Expanding Operations Into Arizona and Nevada
McKinley Elevator is pleased to announce the expansion of their operations into Arizona and Nevada. As a distributor of residential home elevators and accessibility products for commercial and residential applications, the expansion provides representation in the areas of Phoenix, Tucson and Las Vegas to allow for improved sales, installation and service throughout the region MarketWire

Coastal Cardiovascular Consultants, PA, Rejects Hospital-Subsidized EHR in Favor of Specialty-Focused SRS EHR
SRS, the leader in productivity-enhancing EHR technology and services for high-performance physicians, today announced that Coastal Cardiovascular Consultants has selected the SRS EHR for its 6 providers. Coastal Cardiovascular Consultants has offices in both Brick and Wall, New Jersey. MarketWire

Farmers Insurance Names Mark J. Testa Head of Business Insurance Independent Agency Sales and Distribution
Mark J. Testa, a 25 year insurance veteran, has been named Head of Business Insurance Independent Agency Sales and Distribution for Farmers Insurance effective February 20. MarketWire

CND Shellac Power Polish Is Named in Top 25 Hottest Brands of 2011 by Advertising Age
AdAge declares CND Shellac Power Polish as one of the Hottest Brands of 2011, hailing CND for revolutionizing the market with no-chip nail color. CND Shellac, the only two week manicure that is safe for natural nails and comes off in only ten minutes, is a winner among Nail Professionals and industry media alike MarketWire

H&R Block Launches Android Tax Filing App, Extends Free Filing Offer
H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) today released its Android tax preparation filing app and is extending the industry's only fully free mobile filing offer for tax filers. The H&R Block At Home™ Android and iPhone smartphone apps are free to download and offer a free simple federal and free state tax return through April 17. MarketWire

Cisco Selected by Chicago Urban Real Estate Developer to Develop Technology Master Plan for Smart+Connected Communities Project at Chicago Lakeside
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and McCaffery Interests, a Chicago-based real estate investment firm, today announced an extension of the two companies' collaboration which sees Cisco appointed as the master Information and Communications Technology (ICT) planner for the Lakeside Development project in Chicago. The project, on the site of the former U.S MarketWire

The Joint Commission: New SAFE CARE Program to Provide Patient Education at Bedside and While Receiving Care
Encouraging patients and their families to take an active role in their health care by becoming involved and informed is critical. In celebration of Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 4-10, a unique patient safety education program will be released to provide patients and their families with instant access to current patient safety videos at their bedside and while receiving care MarketWire

National PTA Joins Academy of Education Arts and Sciences
National PTA today announced that it joined the Academy of Education Arts and Sciences, comprised of 157 of the nation's most prominent education leaders. A charter member of the Academy, National PTA will represent millions of parents and tens of thousands of PTAs around the world. MarketWire

Golden Phoenix Engages SRK Consulting (U.S.) to Perform Due Diligence Review of Mineral Ridge Gold Project, Nevada
Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc. (the "Company" or "Golden Phoenix") (OTCBB: GPXM) is pleased to announce it has engaged SRK Consulting (U.S.) Inc. ("SRK") to perform a Due Diligence Review (the "Review") of the drilling, geological and project data that has been compiled at the Mineral Ridge Gold Project in Nevada. MarketWire

Action Industries to Release New Product Catalog
Action Industries, a nationwide, full-service supplier and manufacturer of parts and accessories for the garage door industry, is releasing a new product catalog in mid-March. The new catalog will feature Action Industries' staple product lines of weatherseals and door hardware while also including more products directed to the residential garage door market. MarketWire

Vi-COR and The Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Research Sheds New Light on Fighting Sudden Death in Dairy Cattle
Recent research published in BMC Research Notes studied the effects of Celmanax® Liquid on etiologic agents of Hemorrhagic Bowel Syndrome (HBS) in dairy cattle. This disease is also known as Jejunal Hemorrhagic Syndrome (JHS), acute hemorrhagic enteritis of the small intestine and bloody gut MarketWire

King & Spalding Expands German Real Estate Tax Practice
Dr. Axel Schilder, a prominent German tax lawyer and former official of the German tax authority, joined King & Spalding as a partner in its Frankfurt am Main, Germany, office, the firm announced today MarketWire

Municipal Government of Nashville and Davidson County Awards Envista Five-Year Contract for Cloud-Based Right-of-Way Coordination Platform
Envista Corporation, the world's leading provider of enterprise right-of-way (ROW) coordination solutions via the web, today announced that the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tenn. has awarded the company a five-year agreement to license its Envista Enterprise ROW Coordination Platform MarketWire

enXco Closes Financing on Shiloh III Wind Project
enXco, an EDF Energies Nouvelles Company, closed on the project financing for the Shiloh III Wind Project on February 16th with equity partner Santander through its US subsidiary Sovereign Bank, N.A. The deal, structured as a single investor lease, raises enXco's successful project financing in North America to nearly $4 billion over the last 10 years. MarketWire

AMG announces voluntary tender offer for Graphit Kropfmuhl
Amsterdam, 29 February 2012 --- AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V MarketWire

Rae-Wallace Announces Filing of Final Prospectus for Initial Public Offering
Rae-Wallace Mining Company ("Rae-Wallace" or the "Corporation") (PINKSHEETS: RAEW) announces that it has obtained a receipt for its final long-form prospectus from the securities regulatory authorities in the Provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, and Ontario, in respect of an initial public offering (the "Offering") of units of the Corporation (the "Units") at a price of $0 MarketWire

National New Markets Fund Awarded $70 Million in Latest New Markets Tax Credit Allocation
National New Markets Fund, LLC (the "Fund") has been awarded a $70 million New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation by the U.S. Treasury Department to finance real estate development in low-income communities. This is the fifth and largest NMTC allocation for National New Markets Fund, which has been awarded more than $237 million in such credits since 2006. MarketWire

Fire Station Alerting System From Locution Systems Chosen by Two U.S. Fire Departments
Locution Systems, Inc., which offers an advanced fire station alerting and automated 911 dispatching system for fire and EMS departments, today announced that it has been commissioned to provide its CADVoice® fire station alerting and automated dispatching system to two U.S. cities MarketWire

OneShield Introduces Dragon(R) Billing
OneShield,Inc., a provider of flexible, enterprise-class and content-rich policy and billing core systems for property/casualty insurers, is pleased to announce the availability of Dragon Billing, a comprehensive billing, payables and receivables management solution for both direct and agency bill MarketWire

Few Consumers Will Deduct Out-of-Pocket Health Care Costs: GoHealthInsurance Survey
To prepare for the tax season, GoHealthInsurance.com experts have surveyed consumers to test their knowledge about health care tax deductions. MarketWire

Encore Renaissance Resources Corp. : Encore Renaissance Acquires the Bonaparte North-East Mineral Claim
Encore Renaissance Resources Corporation(TSX VENTURE: EZ) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has added243 hectaresof highly prospective ground to the Bonaparte Gold Property. EZ hasacquiredfrom BCT Mining Corp. ("BCT") a 100% interest in the Bona NE (BonaparteNorth-East) mineral claim # 606387 MarketWire

Couch & Associates Heads to Data Driven Business Week 2012
DemandCon, part of Data Driven Business week, is kicking off this March, and Couch & Associates has announced a sponsorship deal with the premier event for sales and marketing professionals as an official silver sponsor. MarketWire

Swinerton Starts Design-Build Construction on the FasTrack
Swinerton Builders Colorado is thrilled to announce the start of construction for the design-build Regional Transportation District (RTD) Wadsworth Boulevard Parking Structure. Located in Lakewood, Colorado, this 1000-space, four-story parking structure will serve riders of the RTD FasTracks West Corridor light rail system and the existing RTD bus system MarketWire

Primus Customers Stay Online During National Internet Outage
Primus Australia, a part of PTGi (Primus Telecommunications Group, Inc.) (NYSE: PTGI), today announced thanks to its robust network design and redundancy, its IP network didn't skip a beat and its own customers stayed on line during last Thursday's national internet outage that reportedly saw millions of customers left without a workable service for approximately 45mins. MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology's VJ Nonmagnetic Surface-Mount MLCCs Honored With CEM 2011 Editors' Choice Award
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the company's VJ series of nonmagnetic surface-mount multilayer ceramic chip capacitors (MLCCs) has received a China Electronic Market (CEM) magazine 2011 Editors' Choice Award in the category of "The Most Competitive Capacitor Product in China." MarketWire

AMI Research Initiates Analyst Coverage on Pressure BioSciences, Inc.; BUY
AMI Research (http://www.amistockreports.com), a leading provider of equity research reports and a subsidiary of IR Firm, Hawk Associates Inc., announced today that it has initiated equity research coverage on Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: PBIO). MarketWire

NEWave Unveils Newest Solution, "Mobile," at NIGA's Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention 2012
For decades, leading software supplier to the gaming industry NEWave has been helping tribal and non-tribal casinos across North America protect their bottom lines with innovative software solutions that increase efficiencies in auditing functions, guarantee regulatory compliance, and improve document management and casino cage operations. MarketWire

Topsy Labs Powers Real-Time Search for Yandex
Core News Facts: Topsy Labs, the leading real-time search and analytics provider, today announced that Yandex, the largest search engine in Russia, has licensed access to Topsy's real-time relevance-ranked social media index to enable the integration of social search within Yandex's search results MarketWire

GiftCaddie.com Makes It Easy for Brides to Organize Their Wedding Gift Requests and Simple for Wedding Guests to Find Great Gifts
Planning a wedding can be both exciting and overwhelming. An important and wonderful part of being a bride is designing a wedding gift registry so friends and family know what to get the couple-to-be. That's where GiftCaddie.com can help. With GiftCaddie.com, brides don't have to worry about registering with several Web sites or stores MarketWire

ViridiSTOR Solution Debuts at Educating for Careers Conference
The ViridiSTOR paperless information delivery solution debuted this month at the Educating for Careers Conference held in Sacramento, CA at its annual three-day professional development event surrounding career technical education (CTE) MarketWire

Innotas Announces Integration With Atlassian's JIRA 5 to Combine Agile Project Tracking and IT Portfolio Management
Innotas, the leading provider of Cloud Solutions for IT management, today announced an integration of Atlassian's JIRA 5 project tracking software with its Project Portfolio Management (PPM) solution. Atlassian is the leading provider of collaboration software for development teams. MarketWire

BrightScope Reveals List of Top 25 Phoenix Area-Based RIA Firms
BrightScope (www.brightscope.com), a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research, today announced the Top 25 Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) firms in the Phoenix area, focused on individual money management, with the greatest amount of assets under management MarketWire

The World's First Android(TM)-Based Control Screen in the Dental Laser Industry
Millennium Dental Technologies announces the first laser in the dental industry to incorporate an Android-based digital display and control system. The PerioLase MVP-7 for the LANAP protocol combines its advanced laser components with the latest LCD display technology for the optimum operating experience. MarketWire

BlueWater Technologies Reports Significant Growth in Revenue, Workforce and Client Roster in 2011
BlueWater Technologies, a national provider of Meeting & Event Technology, Digital Media Solutions, Audio Visual Integration, and Custom Fixtures and Displays, reported today 2011 revenue increased 25-percent and its workforce expanded by 35-percent over 2010, which is a direct result of new business across all divisions. MarketWire

Springtime in Durango, Colorado Unveils a New Restaurant, Art Gallery, Tourism Interests and Adventure
Mother Nature interrupted our thoughts of spring when she blanketed Durango's mountains with fresh, fluffy powder. While we enjoy bright bluebird skies and prime spring skiing conditions, the seasons will soon change and the warm sunshine will coax winter to surrender to springtime in the Rockies. www.durango.org MarketWire

P2 Solar Signs Binding Agreement for a 4.95MW Solar Project in Bulgaria
P2 Solar, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCBB: PTOS) is excited to announce that it has executed an Agreement to develop a 4.95 MW solar power farm with a 20 year gross revenue of 31 million Euro with a net cash flow of 13.6 million Euro. The irrevocable Binding Agreement is to acquire 100% of the PV project, which has all necessary land secured, all required permits, licences and rights in place. MarketWire

HireVue to Highlight Benefits of Digital Interviewing During 2012 HCI National Human Capital Summit
WHO:HireVue, provider of an amazing new way to interview - on demand WHAT:Will showcase how companies can quickly and conveniently reach and identify best-fit candidates -- whoever, whenever, wherever -- with digital interviewing during the 2012 HCI National Human Capital Summit. WHEN:The conference will take place Monday, March 5 - Wednesday, March 7, 2012 MarketWire

It IS Easy Being Green at Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED), the Chicagoland multiple listing service (MLS), announced it has introduced additional green design, disclosure and data verification to its connectMLS™ system MarketWire

The CatholicTV(R) Network and Roku, Inc. Announce Partnership
The CatholicTV® Network and Roku have partnered to launch CatholicTV on the Roku streaming platform. With CatholicTV on Roku, viewers across the nation will be able to instantly access the CatholicTV LIVE video stream for free beginning today. MarketWire

10 of 10 Winners Kick Off 100% Profitable 2012
Managing trades well is part of what separates winning and losing traders over the long term. The BullTrade.com "Stock Alert" service combines excellent stock picking (a proprietary system fine-tuned over 14 years) with excellent position management. The results have been fantastic. Since January 2003, over 96% of all closed-out trades have ended profitably MarketWire

California Bank & Trust Awarded Outstanding FDIC Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Rating
California Bank & Trust (CB&T) (www.calbanktrust.com) is pleased to announce that the bank has been rated "Outstanding" by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in a recent examination that reviewed the institution's community reinvestment activities. The examination review, which began in September 2011, was recently completed and CB&T earned the highest possible rating. MarketWire

Maeok Propels Fashion Industry Into Cyberspace
Miami-based startup, Maeok, launches web portal: www.maeok.com. The website enables fashion buyers to connect with established designers and is the only global medium for luxury brands and purchasing professionals to execute wholesale transactions efficiently. MarketWire

Safeway Safety Step Extends Reach With North American Network of Installers for Aging-in-Place Solutions
With a growing network of installers, including a partnership with one of the country's largest home improvement stores, Safeway Safety Step, LLC ("Safeway") is ready for aggressive growth across the United States and Canada MarketWire

PetPoint(TM) Plays Critical Role in Successful Cat Rescue
Pethealth Inc. (TSX: PTZ) ("Pethealth" or the "Company") is pleased to share that its industry leading shelter database management system, PetPoint, has once again played a key role in the efficient coordination, logistics and administration of a large-scale animal rescue effort, this time facilitating the successful rescue of over 500 cats from deplorable conditions at the Wyoming County SPCA MarketWire

League Now Holdings Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire IDK Health
League Now Holdings Corp (OTCBB: LNWZ) announced today that it has signed a letter of intent to acquire IDK Health, an Ohio based medical claims processing company. MarketWire

New Leads360 Report Recognizes Top Performing Lead Providers
Leads360, the market-leading consumer sales platform, today released the results of its second annual Leads360 2012 Lead Industry Report (LIR), an analysis of the lead industry and the top lead generation firms. MarketWire

Semaphore Announces 3G Cellular Modems for RTU Product Line
Semaphore, a CSE Global company, announces that the T-BOX LT and MS RTU product lines for remote monitoring and SCADA system applications are now available with 3G cellular modems. MarketWire

SmithGroupJJR's Paul Urbanek Elevated to Fellow of the American Institute of Architects
SmithGroupJJR, one of the nation's leading architecture, engineering and planning firms, is pleased to announce that Paul Urbanek, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, vice president, has been elevated to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) College of Fellows MarketWire

First Round of Featured Panelists for 7th Annual ASCAP "I Create Music" Expo Announced
ASCAP (the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) has announced the initial lineup of panelists and programming for the 7th annual ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO, taking place April 19-21, 2012 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. MarketWire

Emergence Capital, Leading SaaS and Cloud Investor, Raises $250 Million Third Fund
Emergence Capital Partners (http://www.emcap.com), the leading venture capital firm focused on investing in Technology-Enabled Services companies, announced that it has closed its third fund, Emergence Capital Partners III. Initially targeted at $200 million, the fund was oversubscribed and ultimately capped at $250 million. MarketWire

Ladies, Take Control of Your Finances in Honor of Leap Year, From Informa Research Services
According to British Isle folk tradition, women are allowed to propose marriage on a leap year. In this same vein, Informa Research Services, a subsidiary of Informa plc (LSE: INF), offers tips for women who want to take charge and control of their finances this leap year (http://www.erate.com/certificates_of_deposit_cds_options.htm). MarketWire

Chemotherapy Patients Receive Welcomed Distraction During Treatment With New iPads
Chemotherapy patients at the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute (FHCI) recently received a generous and entertaining gift to ease their minds during treatment as Rock Pink®, a local breast health awareness organization, donated 30 32GB Apple iPads® to the treatment floor. MarketWire

ALTOUR to Acquire Passageways Travel
ALTOUR, the global leader in travel and travel services, announced today that it has signed a binding letter of Intent (LOI) to purchase a majority interest in Passageways Travel: one of Michigan's premier travel agencies. MarketWire

McKinsey & Company Alum Hank Schlissberg to Lead Radisphere's Sales and Business Development
Radisphere (www.radisphere.net), the only radiology provider offering proven accessibility and accountability to community hospitals, today announced Hank Schlissberg has joined the executive team as Senior Vice President of Business Development MarketWire

FrostByte Media's Musical Ensemble "Bowfire" Kicks Off 2012 U.S. Tour March 8th in San Antonio, Texas
FrostByte Media Inc.'s Bowfire, the amazing violin/fiddle ensemble made up of the leading names in each genre of modern string playing, will kick off their 2012 tour March 8, opening at the Bourne Champion Auditorium in San Antonio, Texas followed by 3 shows with the Houston Symphony. The group has 18 scheduled performances in the Southern U.S MarketWire

Realogy Announces Publication of Its Annual Diversity & Community Outreach Report
Realogy Corporation, a leading provider of real estate and relocation services, today released its 2011 Diversity & Community Outreach Report, published as an online flip-book that highlights diversity-related and charitable activities by Realogy employees, members of its real estate franchise brand networks and independent sales associates affiliated with its brands. MarketWire

Michael Cartwright, Forterus Health Care and Change Institute Announce the Second Annual Lifestyle Intervention Conference
Forterus Health Care, Inc. founder and personal transformation, behavioral health expert, Michael Cartwright announced today that the second annual Lifestyle Intervention Conference has officially opened online registration for 2012 and the response is staggering MarketWire

TMM, Inc.: Dr. Alan Sloan Joins Advisory Board
TMM, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TMMI) ("TMMI") or (the "Company") is pleased to announce that Dr. Alan Sloan has joined the Company's newly formed Advisory Board. Dr. Sloan together with Dr. Michael Barnsley was a pioneer in developing and patenting fractal digital compression technology. MarketWire

Nitro Finalizes Recompletion of Quinlan Wells
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mergermarket to Host Israeli Dealmakers in San Francisco
mergermarket, an independent mergers and acquisitions intelligence service, is proud to host, in association with Herzog Fox Neeman (HFN) and the California Israel Chamber of Commerce, an event examining cross-border opportunities between the United States West Coast and Israel. MarketWire

EADS North America Makes Significant Contribution to Women In Defense Scholarship Program
EADS North America announced it has contributed $10,000 to Women In Defense (WID) for the HORIZONS Scholarship Program. This contribution will help the program reach its fundraising goal for this fiscal year. In addition, it will further the mission of both HORIZONS and WID to support the development and recognition of women involved in every aspect of national security. MarketWire

Brookfield Office Properties Canada Changes Name to 'Brookfield Canada Office Properties'
Brookfield Office Properties Canada (TSX: BOX.UN) (NYSE: BOXC), Canada's preeminent office REIT, is pleased to announce that it has officially changed its name to "Brookfield Canada Office Properties." The reasoning behind the change is to limit confusion with the parent company (Brookfield Office Properties Inc.) and to further emphasize the Trust's purely Canada-focused operating strategy. MarketWire

CRMsearch.com Awarded Best Animation Video Production by Beagle Research
CRMsearch.com, an information rich portal and online community focused on CRM research, current events, software reviews and online community engagement, was awarded Best Animation and Best Use of Character in the Beagle Research, 2012 Beagle Short Tale Awards. Other video excellence winners included Oracle, RightNow Technologies, Salesforce.com, Marketo, Crowd Factory and Get Satisfaction. MarketWire

Building Contractors Shift Their Purchasing Behaviors, According to L.E.K. Consulting Survey
Growth is returning to the residential building and construction market for the first time since the recession. The second annual L.E.K. Consulting Contractor Behavior Survey reports a projected 7% increase in revenue per residential job within the next three years, compared with a 3% decline expected in last year's survey. L.E.K MarketWire

SNW Spring 2012 to Feature CIOs and Top IT Executives From Shell Oil Company, Kimberly-Clark Corporation and Freescale Semiconductor
Top CIOs and CTOs will join the IT community to discuss "Information Infrastructure for a Customer-Focused, Always-On World" at SNW Spring 2012, the leading global conference focused on managing enterprise information infrastructure across computing, networks and storage MarketWire

MindTree's Board of Directors Elects Subroto Bagchi as Chairman
MindTree Limited (NSE: MINDTREE), a global IT and Product Engineering Services Company, today announced that Mr. Subroto Bagchi and Dr. Albert Hieronimus will assume new roles in the Company's Board of Directors as Chairman and Vice Chairman, respectively, effective April 1, 2012. MarketWire

Silver Falcon Mining, Inc. (SFMI) Contracts Mr. Richard Walker, Jr. as Senior Geologist, Moves Forward With Exploration Plans, and Presents at Upcoming Broker Meetings in NYC
Silver Falcon Mining, Inc. (OTCBB: SFMI) announces that Mr. Richard G. Walker, Jr. P.E., Geologist has been contracted as the Company's "Senior Geologist," who will be directing, amongst other responsibilities, the exploration drilling phases on and within War Eagle Mountain. Mr. Walker will be consulting, if needed, with Mr MarketWire

Zinco Mining Corporation : Zinco Proposes Drilling Program to Calculate Resource Estimate
Zinco Mining Corporation (TSX-V: ZIM, FRA: 61Z) has completed an in-housetechnical review of its Cuale VMS Camp and proposes a drilling program thatwillallow it to calculate an initial resource estimate on at least one of theprospects. This proposal is a follow-up to the drilling program in 2011whenthe Company completed 1534.8 metres of HQ diamond drilling in 14 holes MarketWire

Laser Research Optics' CO2 Laser Optics for Specialty Gasket Makers
Laser Research Optics has introduced a line of direct field replacement CO2 laser optics for Amada®, Coherent®, Cincinnati®, Epilog®, Mazak®, Synrad®, Universal®, and similar laser systems frequently used for cutting intricate gaskets. Most importantly, they are in-stock for overnight shipment to minimize customer downtime. MarketWire

Portable Floor Scale From Alliance Scale Eliminates Need for Multiple Scales
Alliance Scale, Inc. has announced the availability of a highly versatile, portable floor scale that can be moved around a plant to service various processes and perform several different tasks. MarketWire

Crockett Facilities Services President Recognized as Minority Business Leader From Washington Business Journal
Crockett Facilities Services, Inc. (CFSI), a leading provider of building operations and maintenance, mechanical contracting and HVAC services to government and commercial clients, today announced that Cynthia Esparza Crockett, CFSI president, is one of 24 leaders in the Greater Washington region selected by the Washington Business Journal for the 2012 Minority Business Leader Awards MarketWire

Percussion Software Research Shows That Fewer Than 21 Percent of Technology Companies Have Corporate Blogs, Missing Opportunities to Drive Social Engagement
Percussion Software, a leading provider of Web Content Management and Content Marketing software, today announced the results of its latest research surrounding how companies are using technology tools to engage with customers online MarketWire

Golden Phoenix Enters Into $20 Million Term Sheet for Debt Repayment and Simultaneous Advancement of Company Projects
Golden Phoenix Minerals, Inc. (the "Company" or "Golden Phoenix") (OTCBB: GPXM) is pleased to announce it has entered into a non-binding $20 Million USD Term Sheet ("Term Sheet") with Maximilian Investors LLC of New York ("Maximilian") for the anticipated purpose of debt repayment and simultaneous advancement of Company projects. MarketWire

Eight Tips to Deliver a Successful Pitch and Win New Clients by Interaktiva Digital Marketing
Agencies and consultants are continuously pitching to sustain a healthy pipeline of new business. What defines the success of an agency is not only its talent and quality of work, but how the organization presents itself to a client MarketWire

Camera Awesome: You Took That Photo on an iPhone(R)? Liar.
Camera Awesome captures special memories with the camera you actually own, not the dSLR you'd sell your soul for. It takes your photos to the next level by shooting faster and taking sharper, better-exposed shots. Make your memories come alive with gorgeous effects -- and share them on all the sites you love. MarketWire

XcelMobility Enters Discussions With China Mobile to Target Mobile Corporate Workforce
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MEDIA ALERT: "The Triumphs and Setbacks of the REAL Jerry Maguire"
WHO AND WHAT: Leigh Steinberg, super-sports agent, attorney and inspiration for the film "Jerry Maguire" will be featured on the award-winning FREE interactive online video series, CredibilityLIVE. Mr MarketWire

LaserMotive Marks Five Years as a Leading Pioneer of Wireless Power via Laser; Holds the Most World Records for Laser-Powered Flight
LaserMotive, an independent R&D company specializing in laser power beaming and the only successful entrant and winner of the NASA-sponsored Power Beaming Challenge, marks its five-year anniversary this month as a leading pioneer in the emerging field of laser power beaming MarketWire

Pulse Secures Distribution in Minnesota Through Norri Distributing
The Pulse Beverage Corporation (OTCBB: PLSB) ("Pulse"), makers of Cabana™ 100% Natural Lemonade and Pulse® NutriPurpose™ brand beverages, today announced that it has secured distribution in Minnesota, through Norri Distributing based in northern Minnesota and established in 1951 MarketWire

Four Channel Pulse Generator From Supertex Features Fast Return-to-Zero Damping FETs
Supertex (NASDAQ: SUPX), a recognized leader in high voltage analog and mixed signal integrated circuits (ICs), today introduced the HV7331, a four channel, monolithic, high voltage, high speed pulse generator IC with integrated fast return-to-zero (RTZ) FETs MarketWire

Connotate Appoints Keith Cooper as Chief Executive Officer
Connotate (www.connotate.com), the leading provider of proprietary solutions that enable organizations to monitor and extract critical data and content from the Web, today announced the appointment of Keith W. Cooper as chief executive officer, effective immediately MarketWire

Shareable Ink Gains Competitive Edge With Pentaho Big Data
Strata Conference -- Delivering the future of business analytics, Pentaho Corporation today announced that Shareable Ink®, an enterprise cloud computing provider that transforms paper documentation to structured data, has incorporated Pentaho Business Analytics to help create an innovative big data analytics platform for healthcare MarketWire

TravelTainment Reporting Now Three Times Faster Using Pentaho
Strata Conference -- Delivering the future of business analytics, Pentaho Corporation today announced that TravelTainment, a provider of multi-channel distribution platforms for the travel industry, is using Pentaho Business Analytics for self-service analytics and reporting in a big data environment, where terabytes of data need to be processed and analyzed. MarketWire

C&R Technologies and SpaceClaim Announce New Mesh Generation Module
C&R Technologies, (www.CRTech.com), SpaceClaim OEM partner and provider of comprehensive software for heat transfer analysis and fluid flow analysis, and SpaceClaim (www.spaceclaim.com), the leader in direct modeling software that enables all engineers to work in 3D, announced today a major new model for CRTech SpaceClaim, Mesh Generation for SpaceClaim MarketWire

'Tuskegee Love Letters' Is True Story About an Inheritance More Valuable Than Money
Actress and playwright Kim Russell, author of "Tuskegee Love Letters," www.tuskegeeloveletters.com, was an adult when she finally got to know her mother, who died when Russell was just 2 months old. MarketWire

Flite Revolutionizes Display Advertising for a Real-Time, App-Driven World
Flite, the advertising effectiveness company, today unveiled Flite Platform 3, which revolutionizes display advertising for today's real-time web. Flite Platform 3 enables two fundamental innovations: real-time updates to live campaigns, and the ability to integrate web applications directly into online ad units, resulting in a 600% increase in advertising effectiveness MarketWire

Study: Over 100,000 Californians Likely to Miss Out on Health Care Due to Language Barriers
Language barriers could deter more than 100,000 Californians from enrolling in the Health Benefit Exchange (Exchange), according to a study released today by the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN), the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, and the UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education. MarketWire

World Surveillance Group Files U.S. Patent Application on Airship Design
World Surveillance Group Inc. (OTCBB: WSGI), a developer of lighter-than-air ("LTA") unmanned aerial vehicles ("UAVs") and related technologies, announced today that it has filed a United States patent application for an airship design and a method of controlling the airship based on its Argus One UAV. WSGI filed the U.S MarketWire

CRN Names Michael Ross of LogLogic One of the Most Influential Channel Chiefs of 2012
LogLogic®, provider of the only scalable log and security intelligence platform (LSIP) for the enterprise and cloud, announced today that Michael Ross has been named one of the most influential and powerful leaders in the IT Channel as part of CRN's 2012 Channel Chiefs program MarketWire

CommerceHub Processes 26M Drop Ship Orders in 2011
CommerceHub, the ONE Connection for supply chain integration and fulfillment solutions, announced record setting performance metrics for 2011 and the 2011 holiday season. The CommerceHub One Connection platform processed 26 million drop ship orders for retailers in 2011, representing over $4 billion in retail sales. comScore reported a record $35 MarketWire

Media Advisory: Algal Biomass Organization to Showcase Progress Towards Domestic Fuel Production From Algae in Hill Briefing
WHAT:The Algal Biomass Organization is convening an educational briefing on Capitol Hill for policymakers, agency representatives and staffers on the benefits of algae for domestic fuel production, job creation and national security. The briefing will include presentations and exhibits from several leading algae companies MarketWire

Barkerville Gold Mines Summarizes 2012 Exploration Work and Objectives
Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: BGM)(FRANKFURT: IWUB) ("the Company", or "Barkerville") reports on its 2011 exploration work, drilling and objectives on its Cariboo Gold Project near Wells in central British Columbia MarketWire

Aroway Energy Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2012 and Operational Results
AROWAY ENERGY INC. (TSX VENTURE: ARW)(OTCQX: ARWJF) (www.arowayenergy.com) (the "Company") is pleased to announce it has filed on SEDAR its interim Financial Statements and related Management Discussion and Analysis ("MD&A") for the six months ended December 31, 2011 MarketWire

February 29 - Rare Disease Day: Rare, But Strong Together
Soft Bones: The US Hypophosphatasia Foundation, an organization dedicated to educating, empowering and connecting patients and families who suffer from a rare bone disease that causes soft bones called hypophosphatasia, or HPP, is advocating for Rare Disease Day 2012. MarketWire

T-System Announces Licensing Agreement With Prognosis Health Information Systems
T-System, Inc. today announced an agreement to license its clinical terminology, a component of its gold-standard emergency medicine content, to Prognosis Health Information Systems. This non-exclusive licensing agreement permits Prognosis HIS to incorporate into its ChartAccess® Comprehensive EHR the more than 200,000 T-System chief complaint-based emergency department clinical phrases. MarketWire

Metalico Schedules March 14 Call on 2011 and 4th Quarter Results
Metalico, Inc. (NYSE Amex: MEA), a scrap metal recycler and lead products fabricator, will host a conference call on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time to discuss its earnings results for the year and quarter ended December 31, 2011 and to provide an update on business developments. The Company is scheduled to release its results earlier that day. MarketWire

NetEx to Exhibit HyperIP WAN Optimization Software at IBM Pulse 2012
NetEx®, a leading company providing a WAN optimization virtual appliance solution, will exhibit at IBM's upcoming Pulse conference, March 4-7 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas in booth E507. MarketWire

Danaos Corporation Adds One More 8,530 TEU Containership to Its Fleet
Danaos Corporation (NYSE: DAC), a leading international owner of containerships, announced that on February 28, 2012, it took delivery of one more newly built containership, the CMA CGM MELISANDE, expanding its operational fleet to a total of 61 containerships aggregating 312,779 TEU. MarketWire

Colorado Goldfields Inc. Files First XBRL Quarterly Report; Company Remains Fully Reporting and Compliant With the Securities and Exchange Commission
Colorado Goldfields Inc. (OTCQB: CGFIA) (PINKSHEETS: CGFIA) filed its first "eXtensible Business Reporting Language" report with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 13, 2012. The filing is commonly known as XBRL and may be accessed through EDGAR by clicking on the "Interactive Data" button next to the regular filing MarketWire

Centrify Gets Linux Mint-y Fresh; Announces First Free Commercial Active Directory-Based Single Sign-On for Linux Mint 12
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Vindicia Brings Mobile Payments to CashBox
Vindicia, the leading provider of marketing and selling automation for the Digital Economy, today announced that it has added mobile carrier billing support to CashBox™ -- the industry's most comprehensive on-demand marketing, CRM and billing engine behind today's top digital businesses. Through its integration and partnership with BOKU, Inc MarketWire

New Selectica Guided Selling Accelerates Sales Cycles, Speeds Time to Revenue for Growing Organizations
Selectica (NASDAQ: SLTC), provider of software that accelerates sales cycles and streamlines contract processes, today introduced Selectica Guided Selling, a cloud-based offering that brings the proven benefits of the company's patented sales configuration technology to growing organizations with revenues of $100 million to several billion dollars. MarketWire

Vision Solutions Joins System Center Alliance and Works to Streamline Data Protection
Vision Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of information availability software and services for Windows Server, Linux, IBM Power Systems and Cloud Computing markets, today announced that it has joined Microsoft Corp MarketWire

aerox(R) Receives FAA - PMA Approval for Aircraft Oxygen Cylinders
aerox® has received a supplement to its already existing Parts Manufacturing Approval PMA PQ2091NE. Supplements 2 and 3 cover the manufacture of replacement Steel oxygen cylinders and Supplements 4 and 5 cover the manufacture of replacement Kevlar composite oxygen cylinders, eligible for installation on a wide variety of commercial and general aviation aircraft. MarketWire

Corvus Gold Continues to Hit Broad Zones of Gold in 200 to 400 Metre Step-Out Expansion Drill Program at North Bullfrog Project, Nevada
Corvus Gold Inc. (TSX: KOR)(OTCQX: CORVF) ("Corvus" or the "Company") announces the results of its phase I resource expansion drilling program at the Company's 100% controlled North Bullfrog Project near Beatty, Nevada MarketWire

HearAtLast (HRAL) Announces Revenue Gains and Overall Business Model Improvement Since Strategic Alliance With VitaSound Audio Inc.
HearAtLast Holdings Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HRAL) is pleased to report that since its last announcement of its strategic alliance with VitaSound, operations of all HearAtLast Hearing Stores have experienced a dramatic change for the better in its overall operation of the business model. MarketWire

GreenGro Technologies Welcomes New CEO
Greengro Technologies Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GRNH) has engaged business entreprenuer Don Smith as Chairman and CEO to lead the company's aggressive growth plan. Smith will replace current CEO Dave Rudat, who will now be Greengro's Chief Financial Officer. Additionaly, Smith has appointed current COO James Haas, Jr. as Chairman of the Greengro Technologies Inc MarketWire

Savings Nation: Savings.com Launches Thirty-Day Tour of Money-Saving Workshops in Cities Across the Nation
There is no such thing as small change. Ask the family that saved enough money for a well-earned vacation, the dad that bought his son a baseball bat for his first game, or the mom that is able to send her daughter to college. Savings.com believes that consumers can have the things that they want, by saving money on the things that they need. MarketWire

Net Optics Unveils Radical Lightweight Sports Car at RSA to Demonstrate the Future of Network Monitoring
Net Optics, Inc. will debut the super-lightweight KTM X-BOW R sports car at RSA, inspired by the newly launched Spyke™ family of Network Monitoring and Access solutions. Net Optics, the leading provider of Intelligent Access and Monitoring Architecture, will also showcase product demonstrations of the Phantom Virtual Tap™, Director™ family, HD Tap™ and Indigo Pro™. MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter of 2011 and Fiscal Year End 2011
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) ("Magnum Hunter" or the "Company") announced today financial results for the fourth quarter of 2011 and fiscal year end 2011. MarketWire

CenterBeam Wins 2012 Gold Stevie(R) Award for Customer Service Department of the Year
CenterBeam, Inc., a pioneer in hosted IT services, was presented with a Gold Stevie® Award in the Customer Service Department of the Year category in the sixth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service during a gala Monday night in Las Vegas. MarketWire

Acer Launches Iconia Tab A200 Tablet With Android 4.0 in Canada
Acer Canada today debuts the Acer Iconia™ Tab A200 pre-installed with Android™ 4.0 OS in Canada. MarketWire

DecisionPoint Receives Follow-On Order From US Air Force for Software Upgrade Under Proprietary BITS Program
DecisionPoint Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: DPSI), a leading enterprise mobility and RFID systems integrator, today announced that it has received a follow-on order from the United States Air Force to upgrade the software for its "Go to War" and emergency management support packages MarketWire

Rethinking Real Estate -- Why Auctions Are a Smarter Way to Sell Your Home; Expert Pam McKissick's New Book Helps Homeowners Understand the Auction Process and Empowers Sellers to Take Control
Pam McKissick's new book, "Auction Your Home, Absolutely! An Inside Guide to Real Estate Auction," debuted today. MarketWire

Solarflare Vice President Re-Elected as Director of Ethernet Alliance
Solarflare, the leader in application-intelligent 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) networking software and hardware, announced today that the Ethernet Alliance has re-elected Bruce Tolley, Solarflare's vice president of solutions marketing, as director for 2012. MarketWire

Kaseya and StorageCraft Announce OEM Partnership
Kaseya®, the leading global provider of automated IT systems management software, today announced an OEM relationship with StorageCraft Technology Corporation, a software company that develops best-in-class backup, disaster recovery, system migration and data protection solutions for servers, desktops and laptops MarketWire

Global Fashion Retail Brand Boden Puts Focus on Search and Navigation for Traditional and Mobile E-Commerce Sites
SLI Systems (www.sli-systems.com) today announced that Boden, a leading global retailer of men's, women's and children's apparel, has created a richer, more engaging online shopping experience with the company's full-service, dynamic search solution, supporting multiple languages across several country e-commerce sites. MarketWire

EyeGate Pharma Initiates Phase I Study of EGP-437 in Patients With Non-Necrotizing Anterior Scleritis
EyeGate Pharma, a private specialty pharmaceutical company developing ocular therapeutics and a proprietary non-invasive drug delivery platform, announced that it has begun enrolling patients with anterior scleritis into a Phase I study evaluating the safety and effectiveness of its lead product, EGP-437 (a late-stage asset with multiple indications for inflammatory ocular indications). MarketWire

Horizon Media Partners With AdColony to Deliver Targeted Video Advertising Campaigns Across Mobile Channels
High-definition mobile video advertising company, AdColony, and Horizon Media, the largest independent media services agency, today announced a strategic partnership that connects AdColony with Horizon's slate of major brands and publishing partners to develop the most relevant, innovative and strategically positioned advertising for the fast-growing mobile and tablet platforms. MarketWire

Tone Software Solution Now Rated "Avaya Compliant"
MarketWire

Alien Technology Adds Low-Level Reader Protocol Support for Enterprise Readers
Alien Technology, an industry leader in Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Ultra High Frequency (UHF) products and services, today announced a software update for its Enterprise Class readers (ALR-9900+ and ALR-9900+EMA) that supports LLRP (Low-Level Reader Protocol) Version 1.1 MarketWire

Schools Achieve Their Goals Through NetApp Education Donation Program
As educational institutions face increasing budget constraints and strain under growth demands, NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) continues to strengthen its commitment to supporting schools with IT solutions that do more for less MarketWire

ADP(R) AdvancedMD Announces Practice Management Integration With digiChart's EHR for OB-GYNs
ADP AdvancedMD, a leader in cloud practice management, medical scheduling software and billing applications for medical practices, and digiChart, Inc. have announced the integration of ADP AdvancedMD's practice management (PM) solution with digiChart's electronic health record (EHR) for OB-GYN practices. This integration signals an extension and deepening of the companies' existing relationship MarketWire

Actelis' DRB Technology Nominated for Two World Vendor Awards: Technology Foresight and Best Specialist Vendor
Actelis®, The Broadband Acceleration Company™, has been named as a finalist in the categories of Technology Foresight and Best Specialist Vendor by the World Vendor Awards 2012. Actelis' DRB technology nomination in both categories showcases the combination of years of experience in developing innovative EFM over bonded-copper solutions MarketWire

NuPathe to Present at the Cowen and Company 32nd Annual Health Care Conference
NuPathe Inc. (NASDAQ: PATH), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of branded therapeutics for diseases of the central nervous system, today announced that Jane Hollingsworth, chief executive officer, will present a company overview at Cowen and Company 32nd Annual Health Care Conference on Wednesday, March 7, 2012, at 8:00 a.m. EST MarketWire

Symantec Report Finds New Wave of Cyber-Attacks Impersonating Business Mediation and Arbitration Service and Volume of Spam Increases Around Valentine's Day
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced the findings of its February Symantec Intelligence Report, which shows a new wave of cyber-attacks designed to impersonate a well-known business mediation and arbitration service in North America. MarketWire

Acer(R) H6500 Home Theater Projector; Eye-Popping Entertainment, Even in Bright Light
Acer America today announces the newest model in its home entertainment projector line, the Acer® H6500. Acer's latest DLP projector offers 1080p Full HD projection with exceptional color fidelity even in environments with bright ambient light. MarketWire

Olympics Supplier, Technogym, Chooses GlobalEnglish for Business English Support of Global Teams
GlobalEnglish Corporation (www.GlobalEnglish.com), the leading provider of on-demand software to advance Enterprise Fluency™ for global organizations, today announced that Technogym has selected GlobalEnglish to provide Business English support to the company's global workforce. MarketWire

Tufin Survey on the Proposed Changes to EU Data Protection Laws Highlights the Need to Automate Compliance Audits
RSA Conference -- Tufin Technologies, the market-leading provider of Security Policy Management solutions, today announced the results of a survey assessing how the recently announced updates to EU Data Protection legislation will impact IT compliance efforts MarketWire

Largest MLS in the Country, Midwest Real Estate Data, Announces Direct Syndication to Trulia
Trulia, a leading site for home buyers, sellers, renters and real estate professionals, today announced a strategic partnership with Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) to directly syndicate more than 100,000 listings to Trulia providing consumers with the most accurate information on homes for sale across Chicago, northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin and northwest Indiana. MarketWire

Introducing AquaChef(R): A Revolutionary Appliance for Home Cooks
The AquaChef® Professional Water Oven by KitchenAdvance will be introduced at the 2012 International Home + Housewares Show, booth # L12464, March 10-13 in Chicago. This innovative appliance makes it easy for home cooks to prepare tender and mouthwatering meats, fish, and other food precisely with maximum nutrient retention. MarketWire

The Live Music Capital of the World Gets Fit With Yoga City
On January 1, 2012, YogaCityApparel.com launched its Yoga City branded collection. Yoga City is the only woman-owned yoga clothing brand in Austin, TX! This unique brand is a new, fresh fashion-forward lifestyle and fitness clothing brand that will put quality and style in the hands of Yogis and fitness enthusiasts of every lifestyle MarketWire

Latest Trends for Hair, Fashion and Makeup: Skincare-News.com Presents Winter and Spring Beauty Secrets
Fashion trends shouldn't be on hold until the official end of winter. It's time to trade in those frumpy sweaters and fuzzy boots and adopt some vibrant colors and stunning hair, makeup and beauty trends with the latest article by Skincare-News.com. MarketWire

SET Corp Receives $875,000 Private Investment for Bakken Shale Saltwater Disposal
Sustainable Environmental Technologies Corp.'s (SET Corp) (OTCQB: SETS) (PINKSHEETS: SETS) ProWater wholly owned subsidiary has received private placement funding of $875,000 from Brad Scott, a private investor who is president of Scott Financial Corp. of Bismarck, ND MarketWire

Rogue Iron Ore Commences Metallurgical Testing on Radio Hill Iron Ore Project
Rogue Iron Ore Corp. (TSX VENTURE: RRS) (the "Company") is pleased to announce it has commissioned SGS Lakefield to conduct metallurgical testing on its Radio Hill Iron Ore project located 80 km southwest of Timmins, Ontario. The testing will be completed in conjunction with a NI 43-101 compliant resource estimate. MarketWire

Anadarko Announces Election and Nominations to its Board of Directors
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC) today announced the election of Charles W. "Chip" Goodyear to serve as an independent director of the company, effective March 1, 2012. Goodyear will become a member of the Board's Audit and Nominating and Corporate Governance committees. Additionally, the company announced the nominations of Richard L. "Rick" George and Eric D MarketWire

Amegy Bank and Off-Shore Finance, LLC to Convert All Outstanding Loans to Infinity Energy Resources Into Common and Convertible Preferred Stock
Infinity Energy Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: IFNY) (PINKSHEETS: IFNY) ("Infinity" or the "Company"), an independent oil and gas exploration and development company, today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with Amegy Bank (the "Bank") and Off-Shore Finance, LLC to convert all of the debt owed by the Company to both entities into Infinity Common and Convertible Preferred Stock. MarketWire

SugarSync Completes $15 Million Series D to Expand Its Global Cloud
SugarSync, a free service that actively syncs your files across all your computers and devices, today announced it has completed a $15 million series D financing round. SugarSync will use the funds to grow its team and dramatically expand its datacenter footprint to ensure the same high level of service as the company continues to scale globally. MarketWire

Avaya Launches Outsourcing Solutions to Improve Performance, Reduce Costs of Business Communications Networks
MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems Achieves Cisco Master Managed Services Certified Partner and Cisco Silver Certified Partner Certifications; Also Receives Cisco Powered Managed Services Designation in the U.S.
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, announced today it has achieved the Cisco® Master Managed Services and Silver Certifications MarketWire

PRQA Upgrades QA-C++ With Defect and Security Vulnerability Detection and ISO C++ 2011 Support
PRQA \ Programming Research (www.programmingresearch.com), a global leader in static analysis, announces a major upgrade to QA-C++. Version 3.0 is a substantial new release of this leading static analysis tool for C++ environments that incorporates a sophisticated deep-flow dataflow analysis technology along with support for the major features in ISO C++ 2011. MarketWire

The National Safe Boating Council Launches New Navigation Rules Website
The National Safe Boating Council [http://www.safeboatingcouncil.org] (NSBC) officially launched this week BoatOnCourse.com, a website designed to help the recreational boater become more aware of the on-the-water navigation rules to enjoy a safer time on the water. MarketWire

Marine Exploration Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Isabel Villas Golf and Country Club and Marina, Inc.
Marine Exploration, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MEXP) announces signing a Letter of Intent to acquire Isabel Villas Golf and Country Club and Marina, Inc. The first step in Marine Exploration's Income Diversification Strategy, the Company plans to merge with Isabel Villas and its assets in order to generate additional income for Marine Exploration MarketWire

Horizon Pharma Announces $50.8 Million Private Placement
Horizon Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: HZNP) announced today the execution of a securities purchase agreement with a select group of institutional and accredited investors providing for a private placement financing. Upon the closing of the private financing, Horizon will receive gross proceeds of approximately $50.8 million resulting from the sale of 14,033,829 units at a price of $3.62125 per unit MarketWire

Pharmspective, a Specialty Therapeutics Market Research Firm, Announces Launch of Syndicated Research Offering and Knowledge Management Apps for the Pharmaceutical Industry
Pharmspective, LLC today announced its launch as a Specialty Therapeutics market research firm providing commercial insights and knowledge management applications for the pharmaceutical industry. Pharmspective will specifically address the existing gaps and challenges in market intelligence for targeted therapies and specialty drugs. MarketWire

Market Study Forecasts a Rise in Life Science & Chemical Instrumentation Demand
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Life Science & Chemical Instrumentation Market (2011 - 2016) (Spectroscopy, Chromatography, DNA Sequencer & Amplifier, Lab Automation, Array, Flow Cytometer, Electrophoresis, Immuno Assay & Others) Global Trends, End User & Competitive Analysis," to their collection of In Vitro Diagnostics market reports MarketWire

GenOn Reports 2011 Results and Announces Expected Deactivation of Generation Units
GenOn Energy, Inc. (NYSE: GEN) MarketWire

Sladicka Promoted to EVP, Account Management, at NJ-Based Med Ed Group
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (www.ogilvychww.com), representing the largest assembly of creative talent in the world of healthcare communications, today announced the promotion of Nancy Iler Sladicka, PhD, to executive vice president, account management, for Ogilvy CommonHealth Medical Education. MarketWire

STWA Signs Five-Year Agreement With United States Department of Energy
STWA, Inc. (OTCBB: ZERO) ("STWA" or the "Company"), a developer of applied solutions for oil and fuel delivery systems in the multi-billion dollar oil pipeline and diesel engine markets, announced today that it has signed a new five-year operating agreement with the United States Department of Energy's Rocky Mountain Oilfield Testing Center MarketWire

M86 Security Boosts Its M86 Secure Web Gateway With a Robust Proxy Package for Internet Gateway
RSA Conference® 2012 -- Moscone Center -- Booth #1017 -- M86 Security, the authority in malware prevention and content security, today announced the new release of its leading M86 Secure Web Gateway (SWG). M86 SWG version 10 MarketWire

MTS Russia Revolutionizes SIM Logistics
Evolving Systems, Inc MarketWire

Schedulicity Announces a New, Single-Tap, Mobile Experience
Schedulicity (http://schedulicity.com), the leader in online scheduling for appointment-dependent small businesses, today announced the marketwide general availability of Schedulicity Mobile, a new mobile web application that provides a single-tap appointment booking experience for SMBs and consumers on their smartphone or tablet. MarketWire

Pharma-Biotech Capital Construction Investment Snapshot: 2012 North American Project Starts Top $16 Billion, an Industrial Info News Alert
Reported by Annette Kreuger, Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Barely two months into the new year, it is time to buckle up and enjoy the wild ride known as the Pharmaceutical-Biotech Industry. In January 2012, the industry as a whole had more than $17 billion in capital and maintenance projects scheduled to kick off this year MarketWire

DAYZER Software Identifies Profitable Opportunities in Financial Transmission Rights Market, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Energy traders across the U.S. have saved tens of millions of dollars using an information service that identifies transmission constraints in regional transmission groups based on outages at power plants and transmission lines MarketWire

Award Winning Arcade Style Golf Game Now on Apple's IOS Devices
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this Press Release. MarketWire

Market Research Shows That 6 in 10 Shoppers Buy Targeted Health & Wellness Foods
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Targeted Health and Wellness Foods and Beverages: The U.S. Market and Global Trends," to their collection of Food & Beverage market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Packaged-Facts-v768/Targeted-Health-Wellness-Foods-Beverages-6497898/ MarketWire

TextPower Introduces New Authentication Method That Eliminates Browser-Based Intrusions
TextPower, Inc., a provider of text messaging (SMS) software and gateway services, today announced a two-factor authentication system that eliminates authentication at the browser level by combining robust identity management and web site security with exceptionally easy implementation in a new product called TextKey™ MarketWire

Joe's Jeans Announces Launch of a New Brand Exclusive to Macy's
After more than a decade as a premium denim leader, Joe's Jeans Inc. (NASDAQ: JOEZ) announces the launch of a new brand, else™, to be sold exclusively at Macy's. With price points starting at $68, else™ was created to reach young women who are looking for a premium denim-like product at a more affordable price. MarketWire

Complete Guide to the Green Technology (CleanTech) Industry From Plunkett Research
Plunkett Research, Ltd. recently announced an important market research and competitive analysis report, Plunkett's Green Technology Industry Almanac, 2012 edition. A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms. MarketWire

REGENX BioSciences Supports Rare Disease Day: Highlights Recent Advances With NAV(TM) Technology
REGENX BioSciences joins the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) and others around the world in observing Rare Disease Day on February 29. The purpose is to focus attention on the needs of patients and families affected by rare diseases. MarketWire

Pacnet Expands 10G IP Transit Service
Pacnet, Asia's leading communications provider, today announced the availability of its 10G IP Transit service in Nagoya, Seoul, and Taipei. MarketWire

Braintree Names Amitabh Jhawar CFO
Braintree (www.braintreepayments.com), an online payments provider that powers commerce for many of the fastest-growing and most discerning Web 2.0, social and mobile businesses in the world, appointed Amit Jhawar to the position of chief financial officer. MarketWire

Genetic Technologies Provides Update on U.S. and Australian Gene Patenting Litigation, Case Law and Legislation
Genetic Technologies Limited (ASX: GTG) (NASDAQ: GENE) wishes to update the Market on its position with respect to U.S. and Australian legislation, litigation and case law regarding gene patenting. MarketWire

Market Research Projects Wireless Sensors Market Growth at 43% CAGR Through 2016
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Global Markets and Technologies for Wireless Sensors -- Focus on Asia-Pac" to their collection of Electronics market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/BCC-Research-v374/Global-Technologies-Wireless-Sensors-Focus-6820737/ MarketWire

Lattice Announces $20 Million Stock Repurchase Program
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program pursuant to which up to $20 million of its outstanding common stock may be repurchased from time to time. The duration of the repurchase program is twelve months MarketWire

LULU SOFTWARE Launches Next Generation Soda PDF Software for the European Market
LULU SOFTWARE, the publisher of Soda™ PDF, a portable document format (PDF) editing and creation application, announced the global launch of the new Soda™ PDF software product line MarketWire

TuneIn and talkSPORT Partner to Expand Reach of Global Sports Programming
TuneIn, a free service that lets people listen to music, sports and news from around the world, and talkSPORT, the United Kingdom's biggest national commercial sports broadcaster, today announced a strategic partnership to bring talkSPORT's award-winning lineup of sports conversation and live football to TuneIn listeners MarketWire

Momentum continues to build across Nokia developer ecosystem
Nokia expands developer opportunities withrevenue tools; announces newstrategic partnerships with leading brands MarketWire

Wipro Establishes Strategic Partnership With Eucalyptus
Wipro Infotech, the India, Middle East and Africa business of Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT), today announced that it has established a partnership with Eucalyptus Systems, creators of the most widely deployed open source on-premise Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud platform. MarketWire

Airspan Supplies Wireless Communications System for Heathrow Airport Unmanned Passenger Pods
MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS - Airspan Networks Inc., a leading provider of 4G broadband wireless access networks, announced today the use of its wireless broadband solution in the Heathrow pod; the unmanned, on-demand passenger transport system designed, implemented and operated by Ultra Global Ltd, a developer of Passenger Rapid Transport (PRT) systems. MarketWire

Airspan Introduces AirCore 4G LTE Evolved Packet Core (EPC) Solution
MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS - Airspan Networks Inc., a leading provider of 4G broadband wireless access networks, introduced today AirCore, their LTE EPC solution, to assist carriers in controlling customer access to the LTE network as well as manage the data flow, mobility and service quality. MarketWire

Iraqi Cabinet Approves $363 M Contract with OCI
MarketWire

Costco Wholesale Corporation Reports Second Quarter and Year-to-Date Operating Results for Fiscal Year 2012, and February Sales Results
Costco Wholesale Corporation ("Costco" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: COST) announced today its operating results for the second quarter (twelve weeks) and first half (24 weeks) of fiscal 2012, ended February 12, 2012, and its sales results for the four weeks ended February 26, 2012. MarketWire

Green Light for New Company DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability
DNV and KEMA have obtained the necessary regulatory clearances to create a world-leading consulting and testing & certification company for the global energy sector: DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability (DNV KEMA). The new company begins its operations as of today, 29 February 2012, and is led by CEO Thijs Aarten MarketWire

SDRL - Seadrill reports fourth quarter and preliminary 2011 results
Seadrill reports fourth quarter andpreliminary 2011 results: MarketWire

BONDUELLE - First Half Year 2011/2012 Financial Results: Strong Profitability Rebound In Line With Forecasts
MarketWire

MagForce AG Successfully Completes Capital Increase
MagForce AG / MagForce AG Successfully Completes Capital Increase Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. The issuer is solelyresponsible for the content of this announcement. Announcement in accordance with section 17 para MarketWire

NicOx 2011 Financial Results
PRESS RELEASENicOx 2011 Financial ResultsSophia Antipolis, France.www.nicox.comNicOx S.A. (NYSE Euronext Paris: COX) today announces its financialresults forthe year ended December 31, 2011 and provides an overview of itsactivities MarketWire

Brightstar Selected as IGLOO's Exclusive Supply Chain Provider
Brightstar Corp., the world's largest specialized wireless distributor and leading global services provider, has been appointed as the exclusive supply chain provider for IGLOO, New Zealand's new pre-pay and on-demand TV provider. MarketWire

Lattice Semiconductor, Helion Demonstrate 3D Video Camera Based on LatticeECP3 FPGA
At the Embedded World show in Nuremberg, Germany, Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced it will demonstrate a LatticeECP3™ FPGA-based video camera supporting dual sensors and 3D imaging viewable with active shutter 3D glasses. MarketWire

Arteris Unveils FlexLLI MIPI Alliance Low Latency Interface (MIPI LLI) IP to Reduce Mobile Phone Cost
MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS - Arteris Inc., the inventor and leading supplier of network-on-chip (NoC) interconnect IP solutions, today announced availability of its FlexLLI™ digital controller IP that implements the MIPI Alliance Low Latency Interface (LLI) 1.0 interchip communication specification MarketWire

Abbott and Galapagos Announce Global Collaboration for Novel Oral Therapy, GLPG0634, in Phase II to Treat Autoimmune Diseases
Abbott (NYSE: ABT)and Galapagos (EURONEXT BRUSSELS: GLPG) announced today that they haveentered intoa global collaboration to develop and commercialize an oral, next-generationJAK1 inhibitor in Phase II development with the potential to treatmultipleautoimmune diseases. MarketWire

OMA Device Management Achieves 1.4 Billion Deployments
The Open Mobile Alliance (OMA), an international specifications setting body, confirms the deployment of its device management (DM) mobile service enablers in 1.4 billion mobile phones and connected devices worldwide MarketWire

DSM reports another strong year and increases dividend
MarketWire

Intergraph(R) Discovery Tour Event on March 6th in Minneapolis to Feature Enhanced Modeling With CADWorx(R) Plant Professional and Collaboration With CAESAR II(R) and PV Elite(R)
Intergraph has scheduled a Discovery Tour event on March 6, 2012 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA that will feature demonstrations of Intergraph CADWorx Plant Professional including methods that can increase performance by up to 30% on most projects MarketWire

United Health Products Hemostyp(TM) Trauma Gauze Which Is Included in Essential Preparedness Products Diabetic Emergency Kits Are Now Available at www.Overstockdrugstore.com
United Health Products, Inc. (OTCQB: UEEC) (PINKSHEETS: UEEC), which develops and markets products and technologies in the healthcare sector, today announced that Hemostyp™, its hemostatic gauze, is included in diabetic emergency kits produced by Essential Preparedness Products (www.epp-ecase.com) which can be purchased online at www.overstockdrugstore.com MarketWire

Industrial Hoist South American Markets Flourish With the Kito Americas Division That Is One Year Old This Month, WVSN Reports
Industrial hoist sales growth has been brisk in the ever-expanding South American market place for the new Kito Americas division of Harrington Hoists, Inc. (based in Manheim, Pa.). The division which began last year for Harrington has been described as exceeding expectations, according to Carlo Lonardi, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Harrington Hoists, Inc. MarketWire

State Farm(R) Territorial Cup Series -- The get to a better State(TM) Promotion
State Farm® is pleased to announce The get to a better State™ Promotion. The Promotion, run as part of the State Farm Territorial Cup Series between Arizona State University and the University of Arizona, is an online initiative driven by State Farm's commitment to helping communities get to a better State™ MarketWire

Brian McNamara Named Division Head, Novartis OTC
Novartis International AG /Brian McNamara Named Division Head, Novartis OTC. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

SDRL - Mandatory notification of trade
NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION INTO THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, AUSTRALIA OR JAPAN GlobeNewswire

ABOVENET SCHEDULED TO PRESENT AT TWO INVESTOR CONFERENCES IN MARCH
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - February 29, 2012 - AboveNet, Inc. (NYSE: ABVT), a leading provider of high bandwidth connectivity solutions, will present at two investor conferences in March 2012.·  Raymond James 33rd Annual Institutional Investors ConferenceMonday, March 5, Orlando, FLRajiv Datta, Chief Operating Officer, will present at 4:35PM ET GlobeNewswire

Media Advisory/REMINDER-Bombardier to Hold a Conference Call: Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2011
Bombardier Inc. /Media Advisory/REMINDER-Bombardier to Hold a Conference Call: Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and the Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2011 . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Grontmij N.V. appoints Hubert Habib as Director Transportation & Mobility and Asset management
De Bilt, 29 February 2012 - Grontmij N.V. has appointed Mr Hubert Habib as Director Transportation & Mobility and Asset management. Mr Habib will adopt responsibility at group level for the development of these market segments. GlobeNewswire

Infrassure announces its results for the Financial Year 2011
Infrassure Ltd. /Infrassure announces its results for the Financial Year 2011. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Haglöfs sponsors Scandinavian Big Mountain Championships
In connection with the launch of a new series of products specially developed for skiing, Haglöfs has become the main sponsor of the Scandinavian Big Mountain Championships. The competition takes place on 15-17 May at Riksgränsen. GlobeNewswire

SpareBank 1 SR-Bank ASA : Approval of Annual Accounts 2011
The Board of Directors of SpareBank 1 SR-Bank ASA has today approved and adopted the final accounts for 2011. The preliminary accounts published on 8. February 2012 are thus confirmed. GlobeNewswire

The Sony smartphone Xperia S arrives in stores
GlobeNewswire

Wärtsilä extends license agreement with long-term partner Hyundai Heavy Industries
Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade and Technical Press Release, 29 February 2012 at 2.30 pm EET GlobeNewswire

ÅF wins significant tunnel project in Denmark
GlobeNewswire

Zinco Mining Corporation : ZINCO PROPOSES DRILLING PROGRAM TO CALCULATE RESOURCE ESTIMATE
GlobeNewswire

Net Insight Creates Opportunity In The New Video Landscape With Its Solutions For Service-Aware Media Networks
Net Insight's unique SAMN approach meets the call for smarter delivery of IP videoso service providers can enter the OTT-value-chain and capitalize on the new media trends GlobeNewswire

Systemair's interim report for the third quarter will be presented on March 6
Systemair AB (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: SYSR) interim report for the third quarter will be published at 08:30 CET on March 6, 2012. GlobeNewswire

Outokumpu stainless steel supports the production of renewable energy in solar power project
PRESS RELEASE29 February 2012 at 10.00 am EET GlobeNewswire

Nordic Mines has appointed Carnegie Investment Bank as financial advisor in the previously communicated directed share issue
GlobeNewswire

SEB's China Financial Index - North European companies less optimistic in China
Managers at North European companies in China are worried about the impact of slower global growth on business prospects there, as well as effects from China's relatively restrictive monetary policies, SEB's latest China Financial Index shows GlobeNewswire

Archer Limited : Fourth Quarter and Preliminary 2011 Results
Hamilton, Bermuda (February 29, 2012) GlobeNewswire

AIK: 4th quarter 2011 results
Strong collection performance and operating results GlobeNewswire

Issues a three-year bond loan of SEK 320 million
Klövern AB (publ) issues a three-year unsecured bond loan of SEK 320 million on the Swedish market. The bond loan has a variable interest of three-month STIBOR plus 4.00 per cent with final maturity in 2015. The bond loan has a frame work amount of SEK 500 million. GlobeNewswire

Wavin 2011 revenue up 7.8% to EUR 1.3 billion
Zwolle, 29 February 2012 - Following a trading update issued 8 February 2012, Wavin today announces its Second Half Year and Full Year 2011 results. GlobeNewswire

Neste Oil's Annual Report for 2011 published
Neste Oil CorporationStock exchange release29 February 2012 at 9.00 am (EET) GlobeNewswire

M+W Group wins major contract for the new Infineon semiconductor plant in Malaysia
M+W Group /M+W Group wins major contract for the new Infineon semiconductor plant in Malaysia . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Converting class A shares
During the month of February the number of shares in Addtech AB has changed due to shareholders request for conversion of 1,778 class A shares to corresponding number of class B shares. GlobeNewswire

SeaBird - Report 4th quarter 2011
Highlights GlobeNewswire

Imtech: 32 million euro orders for export of technology solutions from the Netherlands
Gouda - Imtech N.V. (IM-AE, technical services provider in and outside Europe) announces that it has won new orders to the value of approximately 32 million euro for the export of high-tech industrial automation and power electronics solutions from the Netherland to Gabon, Nigeria and France. GlobeNewswire

Noreco reports fourth quarter 2011 results
Stavanger, 29 February 2012: Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco) today presents its fourth quarter 2011 results, with EBITDA of NOK 12 million and a net loss of NOK 40 million from continued operations. "In the fourth quarter Noreco completed a turnaround which provides the company with a platform forfurther value creation GlobeNewswire

Deep Sea Supply : Increased visibility through long term contracts
Deep Sea Supply ("DESS" or "Company") reports consolidated revenues of MUSD 31.6 in 4Q 2011 compared to MUSD 37.3 in 4Q 2010. Total operating expenses in 4Q 2011 were MUSD 19.3, reduced from MUSD 21.7 in 4Q 2010. This resulted in EBITDA of MUSD 13.6 in 4Q 2011, compared to MUSD 26.0 in 4Q 2010. Following financial expenses of MUSD 6 GlobeNewswire

Annual Statement of reserves
Stavanger, 29 February 2012: Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco) today publishes its Annual Statement of Reserves. Total proven and probable (2P) oil and gas reserves at the end of 2011 were 22.9 million barrels of oil equivalents (mmboe), down from 45.8 mmboe the year before GlobeNewswire

New number of shares in Handelsbanken
Due to an exchange of convertible notes in Svenska Handelsbanken AB, the number of Class A shares has increased by 320 610 shares and the number of votes has increased by 320 610. Following the increase, the total number of shares in Handelsbanken is 624 384 882 of which 612 634 439 are Class A shares and 11 750 443 are Class B shares GlobeNewswire

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